Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay / Dover Priory on Sunday 14 January

Start date
14/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Canterbury East / Ramsgate; between London St Pancras International and Faversham / Dover Priory; between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay / Kearsney, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay and between Sittingbourne and Dover Priory.

A mini bus will run between Sittingbourne and Selling, calling at Teynham and Faversham.

As a consequence of this engineering work, trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea will be retimed.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.